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About Amanda Kipnis

Amanda Kipnis is a special education instructor with more than 15 years of experience. Her passion for education, commitment to strong student–parent relationships, and a personal mission to “make learning fun and meaningful for my students” are just a few of the reasons she was chosen to be a member of the Extraordinary Educators Class of 2020. Amanda teaches in the Lemon Grove School District in Southern California. Follow her on Twitter @MissKipnisSDC


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Special education teacher Amanda Kipnis engages her remote learning students by wearing a dinosaur mask.

Rare Opportunities and Relationships: An Extraordinary Educator Offers Advice on Remote Special Education Instruction

Amanda Kipnis, who has taught a day class for students with moderate-to-severe learning disabilities for more than 15 years, shares how teaching her students remotely has improved her relationships with parents, introduced her to excellent new instructional tools, and made her a “better teacher.”

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Grants and Funding Hub

Curriculum Associates’ grants and funding team has assembled resources to help educators and administrators make sense of new federal funding sources, plan for summer school, and understand how our programs meet funding requirements.